Kansas City, Mo. — On Thursday, July 28, Invicta Fighting Championships hosted the weigh-ins for Invicta FC 18: Grasso vs. Esquibel. The event takes place from Scottish Rite Temple on Friday, July 29 and streams live and exclusively on UFC Fight Pass beginning at 8 p.m. ET.
Invicta FC 18 is headlined by a strawweight battle between Mexico’s Alexa Grasso (7-0) and veteran Jodie Esquibel (5-1). In the co-main event, veteran flyweight Christine Stanley (5-1) welcomes undefeated Polish newcomer Agnieszka Niedzwiedz to the Invicta cage.
Below are the results of the event’s weigh-ins.
Strawweight: Alexa Grasso (115.4) vs. Jodie Esquibel (115.8)
Flyweight: Agnieszka Niedzwiedz (125.9) vs Christine Stanley (128.6)*
Strawweight: MIZUKI (115.1) vs. Lynn Alvarez (114.8)
Bantamweight: Cindy Dandois (135.4) vs. Jessamyn Duke (135.9)
Featherweight: Megan Anderson (146) vs. Peggy Morgan (144.6)
Atomweight: Tessa Simpson (106) vs. Simona Soukupova (105.6)
Bantamweight: Aspen Ladd (138.1)* vs. Jessica Hoy (135)
Bantamweight: Sijara Eubanks (135) vs. Amberlynn Orr (135.2)
* – Stanley and Ladd elected not to cut any additional weight and were fined 25 percent of their purse
About Invicta FC:
Invicta Fighting Championships is a world championship, all-pro mixed martial arts (MMA) fight series dedicated to providing female athletes with a major platform to hone their skills on a consistent basis. Founded in 2012 by longtime MMA executive Shannon Knapp, Invicta is committed to pioneering the future growth of women’s MMA by promoting the best possible match-ups between female competitors and identifying and developing future superstars of the sport. Follow Invicta on Twitter (@InvictaFights), Facebook (Facebook.com/InvictaFights), and Instagram (@InvictaFC) for all the latest information.